Subpicosecond hard x-ray streak camera using single-photon counting.
Publikation/Tidskrift/Serie: Optics letters
Förlag: Optical Society of America
We have developed and characterized a hard x-ray accumulating streak camera that achieves subpicosecond time resolution by using single-photon counting. A high repetition rate of 2 kHz was achieved by use of a readout camera with built-in image processing capabilities. The effects of sweep jitter were removed by using a UV timing reference. The use of single-photon counting allows the camera to reach a high quantum efficiency by not limiting the divergence of the photoelectrons.
- Physics and Astronomy
- ISSN: 1539-4794